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Head of School at the University of Birmingham elected onto the IRSE Council

Head of School at the University of Birmingham elected onto the IRSE Council
Description
Professor Clive Roberts, Head of the School of Engineering at the University of Birmingham has today been elected as a council member of the Institution of Railway Signal Engineering (IRSE).
Date:
24/04/2020

Birmingham Centre for Railway Research and Education shortlisted in Guardian University Awards 2020

Birmingham Centre for Railway Research and Education shortlisted in Guardian University Awards 2020
Description
Birmingham Centre for Railway Research and Education at the University of Birmingham has been recognised in the Guardian University Awards 2020, shortlisted for Business Collaboration for the Hydroflex project.
Date:
16/03/2020

University of Birmingham improves aerodynamic research facilities

University of Birmingham improves aerodynamic research facilities
Description
The University of Birmingham's Transient Aerodynamic Investigation (TRAIN) facility, based in Derby's Rail Technology Centre (RTC) business park, has reopened following a £1.5 million renovation and upgrade.
Date:
12/03/2020

BCRRE launches UKRRIN Data Platform to tackle data accessibility within the Rail industry

BCRRE launches UKRRIN Data Platform to tackle data accessibility within the Rail industry
Description
The UK Rail Research Innovation Network (UKRRIN) Data Platform has been launched by the Birmingham Centre for Railway Research and Education (BCRRE).
Date:
06/03/2020

University of Birmingham and Siemens Mobility Limited announce new research collaboration

University of Birmingham and Siemens Mobility Limited announce new research collaboration
Description
The University of Birmingham and Siemens Mobility Limited have announced a new, academic framework research collaboration, deepening the relationship between the two organisations.
Date:
26/02/2020

Elastacloud confirmed as second headline sponsor for Destination Digitalisation 2020

Elastacloud confirmed as second headline sponsor for Destination Digitalisation 2020
Description
Rail Alliance in partnership with Birmingham Centre for Railway Research and Education (BCRRE) is delighted to announce that the second headline sponsor, Elastacloud, for Destination Digitalisation.
Date:
13/02/2020

University of Birmingham and Network Rail commence degree apprenticeship to boost talent

University of Birmingham and Network Rail commence degree apprenticeship to boost talent
Description
Network Rail has joined the group of companies taking up the University of Birmingham's Level 7 Rail and Rail Systems Principle Engineer degree apprenticeship programme to help boost talent in the rail industry.
Date:
10/02/2020

BCRRE continues to strengthen international activities

BCRRE continues to strengthen international activities
Description
The Birmingham Centre for Railway Research and Education (BCRRE) at the University of Birmingham has today signed the Charter that officially launched the South East Europe Rail Research and Innovation Network (SEERRIN).
Date:
29/01/2020

Two leading, high profile speakers confirmed for Destination Digitalisation 2020.

Two leading, high profile speakers confirmed for Destination Digitalisation 2020.
Description
Two leading, high profile speakers confirmed for Destination Digitalisation 2020.
Date:
17/01/2020

Competition time: Innovate UK has launched a £9.4m First Of A Kind funding competition to support innovation in the rail industry and BCRRE invites you to get involved

Competition time: Innovate UK has launched a £9.4m First Of A Kind funding competition to support innovation in the rail industry and BCRRE invites you to get involved
Description
BCRRE is hosting a workshop on Wednesday 22 January for our stakeholder community about a new rail competition that will fund a number of innovation projects.
Date:
14/01/2020
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